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I have Synergy setup between a Windows XP computer (Dual monitors) and a Linux computer (Dual Monitors). So it goes [XP1] [XP2] [L1] [L2]. The XP computer is my server (running Synergy+).

Synergy seems to work fine going from XP1 XP2 and L1 but I can't get to L2. My cursor bumps up against the right edge of L1 and shakes a little but won't go over to L2. However if I plug a mouse directly up to the Linux box I can go between L1 and L2 just fine.

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What distro of Linux is it you are using? –  Majenko Feb 28 '11 at 16:26
    
And how are you using two monitors? Multiple X sessions? Xinerama? –  new123456 Mar 1 '11 at 21:52
    
Multiple X sessions I suppose? Not Xinerama. Each display is a different resolution so I have them set as independent displays (ie can't drag a window from one to another). Could that be why? –  Ternary Mar 3 '11 at 15:52
    
That might be a stumbling block (you might Google using syngergy with multiple X sessions and see if you find any issues), which is all I can say without knowing Synergy. –  new123456 Mar 8 '11 at 12:13
    
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I suspect [L1] and [L2] are separate X screens (:0.0 and :0.1) as opposed to separate X sessions (:0 and :1, running startx twice.) Synergy may only be configured to use [L1] so you may have to add a third entry in the config file for [L2], treating the two X11 screens as if they were separate PCs.

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I finally got it working. You are correct they are different X screens and setting them up on the server side as different screens (L1 and L2 explicitly) and then using --display :0.0 and :0.1 on the client side got it working. Thanks! –  Ternary Mar 21 '11 at 15:33
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